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The rise and fall of the man of letters

aspects of English literary life since 1800

by John Gross

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism,
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature and society,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Gross
    SeriesPelican books, Pelican books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 pages ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26336107M
    ISBN 100140216170
    ISBN 109780140216172
    OCLC/WorldCa59151129

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Beginning with "the rise of the reviewer" in the first half of the 19th century, this witty and erudite book provides an overview of British literary life from the days of Matthew Arnold and Thomas Carlyle up to the age of T.S.

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Gross was. As the title promises, this is a full-blown rise-and-fall drama, with enough plot for half a dozen novels. Fleming does a masterly job juggling story. xxi, p, [16] p. of plates: 24 cm. Bulwer Lytton: the rise and fall of a Victorian man of letters Item PreviewPages:   The Rise and Fall of the Woman of Letters tells the remarkable but little-known story of women writers in the eighteenth century - of poets, critics, dramatists and scholars celebrated in their own time but all but forgotten by the beginning of the new century.

John Gross FRSL (12 March – 10 January ) was an eminent English man of letters.A leading intellectual, writer, anthologist, and critic, The Guardian (in a tribute titled "My Hero") and The Spectator were among several publications to describe Gross as "the best-read man in Britain".The Guardian’s obituary noted "Mr Gross is one good argument for the survival of the Alma mater: Wadham College, Oxford.

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After a prolific life as an author with a European reputation, outselling Dickens, Edward Bulwer Lytton was ennobled and, on his death, buried in Westminster Abbey.

Since the First World War, however, his literary reputation has sunk and he is now little read. Bulwer Lytton is the first modern biography of an extraordinary man whose literary output was prodigious.

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